Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 3 weeks

Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Fanconi Anemia
DEB (diepoxybutane) Test
MMC (mitomycin C) Test
Fanconi Anemia by DEB

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Cytogenetic quantitation of chromosomal breakage in response to diepoxybutane (DEB) and mitomycin C (MMC).

Test Usage

Diagnosis of Fanconi Anemia (FA)

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a green top tube (sodium heparin). Send 20 mL (minimum 3 mL) intact specimen at room temperature. Skin biopsy specimens are also acceptable. Specimens are accepted by MLabs Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday only (specimen must be received by MLabs by 6:00 pm). Specimen must be accompanied by a Dana Farber consent form (available from MLabs) signed by the ordering physician.

Normal Volume
20 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
3 mL whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
88249, 88230
Pro Fee Code

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.